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Top Choice Malaysian in Miri

Summit Café

If you’ve never tried Kelabit cuisine, this place will open up whole new worlds for your taste buds. Queue up and choose from the colourful array of ‘jungle food’ laid out at the counter, including dure (fried jungl…
Top Choice Malaysian in Miri

Madli's Restaurant

A long-running family business that started off as a satay stall in the 1970s; read the history on the wall above the kitchen. Madli's is open on two sides for ventilation and is spotlessly clean. As well as lip-sma…
Top Choice Bar in Miri

Ming Cafe

This ever-busy corner bar stocks 25 imported bottled beers and has several on tap, including Paulaner wheat beer. The drinks menu also lists Australian and New Zealand wines and several pages of cocktails. Fresh jui…
Museum in Miri

Petroleum Museum

The Petroleum Museum sits atop Canada Hill, a low ridge 2km southeast of the town centre that was the site of Malaysia’s first oil well, the Grand Old Lady, drilled in 1910. Appropriately, the old derrick stands rig…
Market in Miri

Saberkas Weekend Market

At Saberkas, one of the most colourful and friendly markets in Sarawak, vendors are more than happy to answer questions about their produce, which includes tropical fruits and vegetables, barbecue chicken, satay and…
Thai in Miri

Nok & Net

Authentic Thai flavours shine at this place, opened in 2018. Once the staff have dragged themselves away from watching Thai soap operas on their smartphones, get ready to be served excellent pad Thai, spicy pork rib…
International in Miri

Ming Cafe

This very popular cafe-bar serves excellent food in a relaxed casual, open-sided restaurant. There's an indoor air-conditioned section, but the pot plants and fans keep the outdoor section comfortable and make it a …
Seafood in Miri

Meng Chai Seafood

Discerning locals crowd this first-rate eatery, housed in two unassuming adjacent buildings. There's no menu – make your selection from the fishy candidates lined up on ice, decide how you would like it cooked and o…
Bar in Miri

Alice in Borneoland

The hippest – and often the loudest – venue in Miri's Marina Parkcity neighbourhood, Alice in Borneoland alternates between a cool spot for an evening drink and a happening venue for everything from local hip hop to…
Cafe in Miri

Chapter One

Lined with bookcases and channelling a cool and cosmopolitan ambience, Chapter One is the best of the more modern and stylish cafes taking hold in Miri's new Marina Parkcity neighbourhood. A huge selection of coffee…